The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health:
The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Saturday 5th September, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.||24,692|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||21,770|
|Number of repeated tests||2,922|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||2,142|
|Total number of active cases||1,393|
|Number of deaths||32|
|Number of persons discharged||717|
The Ministry of Health also provides the following update:
One hundred and two (102) additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19. These are results from samples taken during the period August 28th to September 4th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.
It should be noted that, of the one hundred and two (102) COVID-19 positive cases reported, thirty-three (33) of these refer to persons who were already housed at a public health quarantine facility and have not been in circulation within the national community. All established protocols have been implemented.
The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there is an additional COVID-19 related death. The person is an adult male with co-morbidities. This brings the total number of COVID19 related deaths to 32.
Ten (10) additional persons have been discharged.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (100)
One thousand one hundred and eighty five (1,185) patients have been home isolated under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical Officer Health (CMOH) offices.
Sixty-nine (69) patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
|Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility||75 5 (ICU)11 (HDU)|
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (39)
|Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande||0|
|UWI, Canada Hall||0|
|UWI, Freedom Hall||33|